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UWA welcomes biotechnology funding boost

Thursday, 23 August 2007

The University of Western Australia has welcomed the Western Australian Government’s decision to inject a further $4.17 million into the State’s burgeoning biotechnology sector.

UWA seminar to examine street verges in the fight against native plant extinction

Monday, 20 August 2007

WA’s road verges could hold the key to increasing biodiversity and
preventing the extinction of native plant species, according to the

UWA praises government Science Award initiative

Friday, 17 August 2007

The State Government initiative to significantly increase the value
of the annual Premier’s Science Awards was to be highly commended,

UWA on show at 2007 Expo

Thursday, 16 August 2007
The University of Western Australia throws open its doors to prospective students this weekend – and if previous years are a guide,

'Meating' the clean green ethical challenge

Wednesday, 15 August 2007

Consumers want clean, green and ethical meat products and maintaining the integrity of the sheepmeat industry is a challenge the

UWA symposium focuses on security challenges for Australia and Asia

Monday, 13 August 2007
An impressive line up of experts from Australia and overseas will convene at The University of Western Australia later this week to

UWA Reid Oration 2007: Leading journalist to examine Howard's way

Monday, 13 August 2007
One of the nation’s top journalists – The Australian’s Paul Kelly – will put the prime ministership of John Howard under the microscope

Nobel laureates promote careers in science

Friday, 10 August 2007

More than 250 Perth school students will gather at The University of Western Australia this month to hear Nobel Laureates Professor Barry

UWA Vice-Chancellor praises outstanding educators

Friday, 10 August 2007

The Carrick Institute has recognised the talents of seven outstanding educators from The University of Western Australia with Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning.

UWA rocks National Science Week

Thursday, 9 August 2007
If you’ve ever wondered what your pet rock is really made of, The University of Western Australia will have the answer during National Science Week.

UWA seminar to focus on debt in developing nations

Tuesday, 7 August 2007
The University of Western Australia has attracted a range of leading international speakers to a seminar on debt management in poorer countries.

UWA research underscores value of scepticism in judging truth

Tuesday, 7 August 2007

The release of false information about political or other issues requires greater scepticism and critical input from the public, according to a leading researcher at The University of Western

Italian the only language to flourish at Australian universities

Tuesday, 7 August 2007

At a time when the study of languages at Australian universities has suffered a sharp decline, Italian Studies is one area that has shown

Risk to Australian primary education being out of touch with world trends in education

Monday, 6 August 2007
Australia’s aspirations to be a world leader in preparing our next generation for active and responsible citizenship would be at risk if

Change of time to NAB chief's address at UWA Symposium

Friday, 3 August 2007

National Australia Bank Chief Executive Officer Ahmed Fahour’s keynote address at The University of Western Australia’s Fulbright

Launch of the UWA Virtual Universe Project

Tuesday, 31 July 2007

The ‘UWA Virtual Universe Project’ will allow anyone, anywhere in the world to walk around the beautiful grounds of The University of Western Australia campus.

UWA School of Computer Science and Software Engineering will this month launch the UWA Virtual Universe Project to coincide with National Science Week. The project is collaboration between PhD student Chris Thorne and School Manager Jay Jay Jegathesan.

New doctors will help growers

Tuesday, 31 July 2007

Juggling work commitments and study has paid off for three University of Western Australia (UWA) post-graduate students who recently completed their theses with the Western Australian Herbicide Resistance Initiative (WAHRI).

David Minkey, Catherine Borger and David Ferris were granted study leave from the Department of Agriculture and Food WA (DAFWA) to complete their PhDs with WAHRI.

Based at the UWA School of Plant Biology, they will soon be awarded doctorates for their research.